Yonkers recruited to head Psychological Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital
Kimberly A. Yonkers, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology (Chronic Disease), and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Director of the Center for Wellbeing of Women and Mothers at Yale School of Medicine, has been recruited to lead the Section of Psychological Medicine within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health of Yale New Haven Hospital.
Epperson named Chair of Psychiatry at CU School of Medicine
C. Neill Epperson, MD, a former Yale Department of Psychiatry faculty member and graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, has been named Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus effective Sept. 1.
Fiellin to head Yale College program to curb harm from alcohol, drugs
Dr. Lynn Fiellin has been appointed as director of the Alcohol and Other Drug Harm Reduction Initiative (AODHRI) at Yale College, according an announcement by Dean Jonathan Holloway. Fiellin, who assumed her new role on June 1, is an associate professor of medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine and the Yale Child Study Center. She is founder and director of the play2PREVENT Lab at the Yale Center for Health & Learning Games, a program at the School of Medicine in which she and her team develop and evaluate evidence-based videogame interventions for health and education in youth and young adults.
Akiko Iwasaki appointed the Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology and of MCDB
Akiko Iwasaki, newly named as the Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB), focuses her research on the mechanisms of immune defense against viruses at the mucosal surfaces.
Donor Gifts Endow New Women’s Health Research at Yale Professorship
Carolyn Mazure, PhD has been named to a new endowed professorship that provides permanent leadership for Women's Health Research at Yale. Mazure is the inaugural Norma Weinberg Spungen and Joan Lebson Bildner Professor of Women's Health Research at Yale, endowed by a leadership gift from Elisa Spungen Bildner, Yale '75, and Robert Bildner, Yale '72, which complements gifts from other donors and a foundation that chose to remain anonymous.